Category: Culture

The Art of Puppetry

The Art of Puppetry

A puppet is one of the most remarkable and ingenious inventions of the man. It has been said that a puppet has to be more than his live counterpart fo
Warli Wonders – The Tribal Art of Mud and Rice

Warli Wonders – The Tribal Art of Mud and Rice

" Creativity is intelligence having fun." - Albert Einstein The Warli Tribe , living in Thane, a district located in the Indian state of Maharasht
Cities that are the cultural treasures of India

Cities that are the cultural treasures of India

"....India is full of gold and silver, diamond and ruby and emerald and tin and iron and steel and copper , and quicksilver, etc., and of the plants w
Chikankari – pride of the Lucknawi Culture

Chikankari – pride of the Lucknawi Culture

” There is a distinct timelessness to Lucknow – things have changed, yet, things have stayed as they are. Lucknawis are great patrons of art “
The splendid legacy of wood and lac work from Gujarat

The splendid legacy of wood and lac work from Gujarat

Colour is the essence of India in many ways, with bright “Indian” colours being a strong visual aspect in our lives. Kutch, Gujarat, the land I come f
Rajasthan – India’s Fabled Land of Kings and Camels

Rajasthan – India’s Fabled Land of Kings and Camels

  A nation’s culture resides in the heart and in the soul of it’s people.     – Mahatma Gandhi What makes Rajasthan so special ? S
6 must visit Indian art and craft villages for art lovers

6 must visit Indian art and craft villages for art lovers

 Art is an effort to create beside the real world, a more humane world – Andre Maurois , French Author Each village in India is a mixture of tranq
Revisiting the age old Royal kitchenware of India

Revisiting the age old Royal kitchenware of India

A nation’s culture resides in the heart and in the soul of its people – Mahatma Gandhi Rejoiced in regal splendor throughout its history, walking
Pith Work from Tamil Nadu

Pith Work from Tamil Nadu

Shola pith work was once a traditional art form in Thanjavur district. Like many other traditional crafts, it had its origin in the ritual and religio
Banjara Embroidery from Bellary

Banjara Embroidery from Bellary

The nomadic tribes or the Banjaras were wandering groups. They did not limit themselves with the boundaries and binds of the urban life. This spirit o
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